Roasted Sweet Red Pepper Soup

Roasted red bell peppers and basil are a tasty combination in this mere 120-calorie soup made with all natural yogurt.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 3

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or canola oil
1
small onion, chopped
1
clove garlic, chopped
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
jar (7 oz) roasted red bell peppers, drained
1 1/2
teaspoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon sea salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves or 2 teaspoon dried basil
3/4
cup Yoplait® All Natural Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Cook onion and garlic in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.
  • 2 Add broth, roasted peppers, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook uncovered 10 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  • 3 In blender, place half the mixture with half the basil. Cover; puree until smooth. Repeat. Return to saucepan; stir in yogurt, and heat over low heat just until hot (do not boil). Garnish with additional fresh basil and fresh ground black pepper, if desired.

Expert Tips

Enjoy this soup with a crusty French baguette dipped in olive oil with cracked black pepper and fresh grated Parmesan cheese.

Prepare the soup up to a day ahead. When reheating, be careful to not boil the soup or the yogurt may separate.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
1180mg
1180%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.